USDA subsidies in the United States totaled $18.0 billion in 2018

Total USDA - Subsidies in the United States by county, 2018

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
2018
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Brown County, South Dakota$71,313,5230.4%0.4%
2Cavalier County, North Dakota$56,987,6230.3%0.7%
3Gaines County, Texas$54,312,0940.3%1.0%
4Fresno County, California$51,741,1630.3%1.3%
5Spink County, South Dakota$48,459,1010.3%1.6%
6Cass County, North Dakota$48,048,3040.3%1.8%
7Polk County, Minnesota$47,974,4660.3%2.1%
8Kern County, California$47,378,8330.3%2.4%
9Marshall County, Minnesota$47,097,0900.3%2.6%
10Ward County, North Dakota$46,589,0820.3%2.9%
11Tulare County, California$46,539,0650.3%3.1%
12Dawson County, Texas$45,744,9530.3%3.4%
13Richland County, North Dakota$45,626,4810.3%3.6%
14Stutsman County, North Dakota$45,377,1110.3%3.9%
15Bolivar County, Mississippi$45,169,3190.3%4.1%
16Bottineau County, North Dakota$42,788,9190.2%4.4%
17Whitman County, Washington$40,823,4840.2%4.6%
18Grand Forks County, North Dakota$39,176,1750.2%4.8%
19McLean County, North Dakota$38,948,5730.2%5.0%
20Wharton County, Texas$38,598,7230.2%5.3%
21Terry County, Texas$37,722,9330.2%5.5%
22Hand County, South Dakota$37,002,4020.2%5.7%
23Arkansas County, Arkansas$36,921,6650.2%5.9%
24Beadle County, South Dakota$36,432,1220.2%6.1%
25LaMoure County, North Dakota$35,665,2570.2%6.3%
26Sunflower County, Mississippi$35,535,3720.2%6.5%
27Edmunds County, South Dakota$35,299,7480.2%6.7%
28McLean County, Illinois$34,320,5590.2%6.9%
29Washington County, Mississippi$34,248,7000.2%7.1%
30Chouteau County, Montana$34,201,4950.2%7.2%
31Ramsey County, North Dakota$33,669,5240.2%7.4%
32Hale County, Texas$33,375,9810.2%7.6%
33Swisher County, Texas$33,175,5490.2%7.8%
34Poinsett County, Arkansas$32,609,2810.2%8.0%
35Lynn County, Texas$32,360,9140.2%8.2%
36Livingston County, Illinois$32,332,2580.2%8.3%
37Walsh County, North Dakota$32,146,8830.2%8.5%
38Wells County, North Dakota$31,768,6620.2%8.7%
39Hutchinson County, South Dakota$31,414,3530.2%8.9%
40Floyd County, Texas$31,310,7450.2%9.0%
41Roberts County, South Dakota$31,177,3600.2%9.2%
42Renville County, North Dakota$31,071,8560.2%9.4%
43Baca County, Colorado$31,044,5480.2%9.6%
44Grant County, Washington$31,006,5360.2%9.7%
45Iroquois County, Illinois$30,979,4310.2%9.9%
46Hockley County, Texas$30,957,7170.2%10.1%
47Barnes County, North Dakota$30,821,9200.2%10.2%
48Charles Mix County, South Dakota$30,757,6910.2%10.4%
49Jackson County, Arkansas$30,695,2070.2%10.6%
50Kossuth County, Iowa$30,465,7090.2%10.8%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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